Jamaica Tax Specialist

Mrs. Shadae Byfield O’Connor is a Tax Specialist and an Attorney-at-Law in Jamaica.

Shadae focuses on providing regional tax services and solutions to small, medium-sized and multinational companies as well as high-net-worth individuals. Shadae provides tax solutions to clients that are engaged in complex transactions and provides tax representation in Jamaica.

Shadae also conducts transfer pricing studies and provides tax and legal advice to clients on mergers and acquisitions as well as lobbying on behalf of clients for changes to the tax legislation. Shadae is known for conducting numerous tax research, which has changed the way in which certain transactions (e.g., buying and selling securities) are treated for tax purposes. This has provided significant tax savings for clients.

Field of Expertise:

  • Tax representation in Jamaica
  • Income Tax
  • Taxation for non-residents
  • Indirect taxation services include:
  • Value Added Tax
  • Property Tax
  • Transfer Tax
  • Stamp duty
  • Customs Duty and tariff classification

Shadae also has experience in company and commercial law matters, including company incorporations, business registration, annual return filing, and other corporate secretarial services.

Shadae is currently the Tax Manager and Legal Counsel at Sygnus Capital Limited.

Shadae graduated with First Class Honours in her Bachelor of Laws degree from the University of the West Indies, Mona in Jamaica, and subsequently attained a Legal Education Certificate at the Norman Manley Law School.


  • Legal Education Certificate at the Norman Manley Law School.
  • Bachelor of Laws, (First Class Honours) – University of the West Indies, Mona, Jamaica.